Approved Regulations

Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board

The following is a list of approved regulations. Click on the name of the regulation(s) to access the language in strikeout/underline form and the adoption, approval and effective dates. Strikeout language indicates language deleted from the proposed Title 8 regulation and underlined language indicates language added to the proposed Title 8 regulation.

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, by a majority vote, adopted additions, revisions or deletions to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 4, after proceedings held in accordance with and pursuant to authority vested in Sections 142, 142.3 and 142.4 of the Labor Code to implement, interpret, or make specific.

For more information regarding the development of Occupational Safety and Health regulations, e-mail oshsb@dir.ca.gov.

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Sections 1532.3, 5155, and 5204
Respirable Crystalline Silica - HORCHER
Filed with Secretary of
State:
Oct. 17, 2016
Oct. 17, 2016
New Sections 1535.1, 5205, 5155 (existing), and 8359.1
Occupational Exposure to Beryllium - HORCHER
Filed with Secretary of
State:
Oct. 2, 2017
Oct. 2, 2017
Section 1637(n) Access
Use of Hook-On and Attachable Ladders with Scaffolds and Rest-Platforms - HORCHER
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Jun. 5, 2017
Jun. 5, 2017
Section 3207 and 3212
Fall Protection for Work Around Skylights
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Apr. 12, 2016
Jul. 1, 2016
Section 3220(b) Elements
Emergency Action Plan - HORCHER
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Jun. 5, 2017
Jun. 5, 2017
Section 3273(d)
Working Area Catwalk Exception
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Dec. 5, 2016
Apr. 1, 2017
Section 3328(a)
Definition of Adequate Design
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Feb 25, 2016
Apr. 1, 2016
New Section 3342
Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Dec. 8, 2016
Apr. 1, 2017
Sections 3437, 3441 and 3664(b)
Agricultural Personnel Transport Carriers
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Sep. 14, 2015
Jan. 1, 2016
Section 3650(t)(17)
Powered Industrial Truck Operation - Exception
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Jul. 31, 2017
Oct. 1, 2017
Section 4306
Underhung Slung (Jump) Saw Guarding
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Mar. 20, 2017
Jul. 1, 2017
Section 4307
Exception for Portable Power-Driven Circular Saw Blade Guarding - Horcher
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Mar. 7, 2016
Mar. 7, 2016
Section 4412
Pulp Paper and Paperboard Mills Conveyor Warning Sign - Horcher
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Mar. 7, 2016
Mar. 7, 2016
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants-Wood Dust and Western Red Cedar
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Apr. 4, 2017
Jul. 1, 2017
New Section 5189.1
Process Safety Management for Petroleum Refineries
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Jul. 27, 2017
Oct. 1, 2017

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